Quotes containing word "respect"

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Sell also: deference, esteem, honor, honour, obedience, observe, prise, prize, regard, value

Definitions and meanings of word "respect"

• Noun: (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; example: "it differs in that respect"

• Noun: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); examples: "it is held in esteem", "a man who has earned high regard"

• Noun: an attitude of admiration or esteem; example: "she lost all respect for him"

• Noun: a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; examples: "his deference to her wishes was very flattering", "be sure to give my respects to the dean"

• Noun: behavior intended to please your parents; examples: "their children were never very strong on obedience", "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes"

• Noun: a feeling of friendship and esteem; examples: "she mistook his manly regard for love", "he inspires respect"

• Noun: courteous regard for people's feelings; examples: "in deference to your wishes", "out of respect for his privacy"

• Verb: regard highly; think much of; examples: "I respect his judgement", "We prize his creativity"

• Verb: show respect towards; example: "honor your parents!"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "respect"

Christiane Amanpour
3 quotes about respect
English Journalist
Born Sunday 12 January 1958
Alberto Gonzales
2 quotes about respect
American Public Servant
Born Thursday 4 August 1955
Dale Murphy
2 quotes about respect
American Athlete
Born Monday 12 March 1956
Theodore C. Sorensen
2 quotes about respect
American Lawyer
Born Tuesday 8 May 1928
J. B. Priestley
2 quotes about respect
British Writer, Novelist, Playwright
Thursday 13 September 1894 - Tuesday 14 August 1984
Martin Luther King, Jr.
4 quotes about respect
American Leader, Clergyman, Activist
Tuesday 15 January 1929 - Thursday 4 April 1968
Mikhail Bakunin
4 quotes about respect
Russian Revolutionary
Monday 30 May 1814 - Tuesday 13 June 1876
Tim Allen
one quote about respect
American Artist, Actor, Comedian, Entertainer
Born Saturday 13 June 1953
Winston Churchill
3 quotes about respect
English Statesman, Leader, Politician
Monday 30 November 1874 - Sunday 24 January 1965
Alain de Botton
3 quotes about respect
English Writer, Philosopher
Born Saturday 20 December 1969
Bertrand Russell
3 quotes about respect
British Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Mathematician
Saturday 18 May 1872 - Monday 2 February 1970
Abdul Kalam
3 quotes about respect
Indian Statesman, Scientist, Administrator
Thursday 15 October 1931 - Monday 27 July 2015

Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.

Tim Allen

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My team and I have reunited two elements that coexist with difficulty: respect and affection, because when they love you they don't respect you and when they respect you they don't love you.

Shakira

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It's critical that the manager has the respect of players so he can make the moves that he feels is appropriate without having somebody go to the papers. They respect you. So you respect them back.

Dale Murphy

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Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.

U Thant

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Three thousand people died at ground zero. Their families are entitled to a little bit of respect, to respect the memory of those poor people that died there. And how about the families of all those soldiers that died in the two ensuing wars? Aren't they entitled to a little bit of respect - the kids, the wives, the parents?

Carl Paladino

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The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.

John Stuart Mill

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Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane... There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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I don't believe war is a way to solve problems. I think it's wrong. I don't have respect for the people that made the decisions to go on with war. I don't have that much respect for Bush. He's about war, I'm not about war - a lot of people aren't about war.

Avril Lavigne

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So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don't respect their intelligence.

Eriq La Salle

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It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tenderness - back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try.

Alice Walker

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When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.

J. B. Priestley

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I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them.

Colin Powell

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Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

H. L. Mencken

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Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.

Baltasar Gracian

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No money in this world could convince me to play for Liverpool. That's not a lack of respect for Liverpool supporters or the football club. It's respect for the Everton supporters. You just can't do that. It goes against everything that I stand for. No chance.

Timothy F. Cahill

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If advertising had a little more respect for the public, the public would have a lot more respect for advertising.

James Randolph Adams

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Larry Kasdan has made some of my favorite movies of all time so just to be working with him was a pleasure. Now that I have, I not only respect his work but I just love and respect him as a person.

Timothy Olyphant

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Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.

Clint Eastwood

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With respect to Barack Obama, let's face it; Barack Obama is an iconic figure in the African-American community. We respect that. We understand that. African-Americans are going to vote for the first black president, especially when he happens to share the liberal politics on economic issues that many in that community hold.

Artur Davis

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